Late Fall Farmers Market

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market season will continue through December 20, featuring late season and storage produce, meat, eggs, maple syrup, baked goods and many gift quality artisan items. Read More...

Late Fall Farmers Market

Ladies Night

The 18th Annual Ladies Night is set for Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Downtown Marquette. Read More...

Ladies Night

“The Best Shopping Experience for 2014″

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is pleased to announce that Downtown Marquette has been named “The Best Shopping Experience for 2014″ in Lake Superior Magazine’s Best of the Lake Awards. Read More...

“The Best Shopping Experience for 2014″

Double Up Food Bucks Accepted at Farmers Market

SNAP recipients can now get Double Up Food Bucks at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market Read More...

Double Up Food Bucks Accepted at Farmers Market

New Holland Carhartt Woodsman Beer presents Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest

Carhartt Woodsman

The second annual Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest will take place on Saturday, October 11, from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the 100 block of West Baraga Avenue between Front
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Late Fall Market Continues Through December

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market season will continue at the Marquette Commons through December 20, 2014. Beginning November 1, the time will change to 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Late
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DDA Welcomes Tara Laase-McKinney

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is happy to announce the hiring of Tara Laase-McKinney as the Promotion and Events Coordinator. Tara comes to us from
the Keweenaw National Historical Park where she served
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Halloween Spectacle Returns Downtown

On Saturday, October 25, the City of Marquette and the Marquette Downtown Development Authority will host a large-scale community outdoor performance of giant puppetry, percussion and theatrical dance. This year’s theme is
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Upcoming Events
Downtown Marquette Farmers Market @ Marquette Commons
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

FarmersMarket_logoLocal farmers and growers offer a wide variety of fresh produce, herbs, eggs, meat, baked goods, plants, and fresh-cut flowers. Community artisans showcase their work, including hand-made jewelry, stained glass, wreaths, children’s toys, yarns, soaps, wood art, furniture, health and beauty products, clothing, paintings and more. The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market accepts cash, credit, debit, SNAP, Project Fresh, Market Fresh and Double Up Food Bucks. Live music and special educational sessions will take place throughout the season.

Halloween Trick or Treat @ Marquette's Downtown District
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Marquette Downtown District’s business community is pleased to provide a safe and fun opportunity for children to trick or treat on Saturday, October 26, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Bring your little ghosts and goblins to go door to door collecting goodies from the local businesses before heading to the Halloween Spectacle at the Marquette Commons at 7 p.m. Participating locations will have orange “Welcome Trick or Treaters” signs in their windows. For more information, contact the Marquette Downtown Development Authority at (906) 228-9475.

Marquette Yacht Club Early Series Ensign Class Sailboat Races @ Marquette Yacht Club
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm

Places to Stay

When you finally lay your head down for the night, you'll slumber in total comfort and style. From historic hotels and comfortable Inn’s Marquette knows how to make you feel at home.

Food & Drink

Indulge in authentic flavors that'll make your mouth water and send your taste buds soaring. Marquette is known for its food and locally brewed ales that you can't get anywhere else.


Whether you're looking for live music or a family day at the park, there's always a way to have fun in Marquette. Enjoy a bike ride along Lake Superior, discover hands-on kids' museums, or see what's playing at the local theater. With so much to see and do, you might just have to stay a little longer.


Year-round outdoor activities are sure to satisfy everyone - from leisure lovers to sports enthusiasts, and everyone in between. Explore our historic streets and shorelines. There is always a way to enjoy the four seasons in Marquette.


Browse boutiques for clothes, shoes, handbags and more. Peruse chic home furnishing stores and antique shops. Or pick up some unforgettable souvenirs at one of the many gift shops in Downtown Marquette for friends and family

History & Culture

From museums and historic tours to art galleries and theater performances, you can fill your days with plenty of one-of-a-kind experiences for all ages. Walk through our streets and see what inspires you, or head straight for the places on your personal must-see list.

Downtown Marquette is Lake Superior's gateway to the rustic splendor of Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Historic brownstone buildings, trees, benches and street lamps line Washington and Front Streets providing a picturesque setting anytime of year.

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